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pol·y·vi·nyl

(pol'ē-vī'nal),
Referring to a compound containing a number of vinyl groups in polymerized form.

polyvinyl

/poly·vi·nyl/ (-vi´nil) a polymerization product of a monomeric vinyl compound.
polyvinyl alcohol  see under alcohol.
polyvinyl chloride  a tasteless, odorless, clear, hard resin formed by the polymerization of vinyl chloride; its uses include packaging, clothing, and insulating pipes and wires. Workers in its manufacture are at risk because of the toxicity of vinyl chloride.

polyvinyl

a polymer of a normally monomeric compound, e.g. vinyl chloride.

polyvinyl alcohol technique
a method of fixation and preservation of feces for later examination.
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Polyvinyl siloxanes are inherently hydrophobic, however in recent times; new 'hydrophilic' polyvinyl siloxanes have been introduced with manufacturer claims that they better wet moist dental surfaces.
This has been confirmed by Takahashi and Finger [70] who demonstrated that under a simulated clinically dry field, both the hydrophilic and original f ormulations of polyvinyl siloxane wet tooth structure with equal results.
VPS adhesives (blue) for polyvinyl siloxane impression materials
The use of adhesives in trays has been shown to achieve higher material bond strengths for polyvinyl siloxanes than has mechanical retention [72, 73].
38] reported that adhesive strength to acrylic resin (custom trays) was significantly lower than polystyrene or metal stock trays for the polyvinyl siloxanes.
They observed that polyvinyl siloxane and polysulphide were unaffected after immersion in sodium hypochlorite, 2 per cent glutaraldehyde, 0.
Most recently, radiofrequency glow discharging has been advocated for use as a disinfecting procedure for polyvinyl siloxane impressions [80].
Polyvinyl siloxane impression materials are routinely used to record the impressions of dentulous and edentulous mouths.
Polyvinyl siloxane impression materials: A review of properties and techniques.
Inhibition of polymerisation of polyvinyl siloxanes by medicaments used on gingival retraction cords.
Effect of provisional luting agents on polyvinyl siloxane impression material.
Indirect inhibition of polymerization of a polyvinyl siloxane impression material: a case report.